Funding opportunities abroad

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Foreign researchers who have permanent residence in a country that has signed an agreement against double taxation with Italy may be alloweIn the framework of Horizon 2020, he Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA) provide grants for all stages of researchers' careers - be they doctoral candidates or highly experienced researchers - and encourage transnational, intersectoral and interdisciplinary mobility. The MSCA are open to all domains of research and innovation. For more information http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/en/h2020-section/marie-sklodowska-curie-actions
The ERC's mission is to encourage the highest quality research in Europe through competitive funding and to support investigator-driven frontier research across all fields, on the basis of scientific excellence. The ERC complements other funding activities in Europe such as those of the national research funding agencies, and is a flagship component of Horizon 2020, the European Union's Research Framework Programme for 2014 to 2020. For more information http://erc.europa.eu/ .
Erasmus + is the new EU programme for Education, Training, Youth and Sport for 2014-2020. It provides opportunities to study, train, gain work experience and volunteer abroad. Furthermore it supports transnational partnerships among Education, Training and Youth institutions and organisations to foster cooperation and bridge the worlds of Education and work. For more information http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/index_en.htm
COST is a unique means for European researchers, engineers and scholars to jointly develop their own ideas and new initiatives across all fields of science and technology through trans-European networking of nationally funded research activities. For more information http://www.cost.eu/
The Fulbright Program promotes study, research and teaching opportunities in Italy and Unites States of America. The Program provides scholarships for Italian and American citizens to study, research in all fields.It provides also scholarships to Italian universities interested in inviting US professors and researchers to lecture, to conduct seminars and/or workshops. For more information http://www.fulbright.it/

SIR

SIR (Scientific Independence of young Researchers) is an Italian programme designed to support young researchers at the start of their independent research activity. It is designed for the funding of research projects with high scientific quality developed by independent research teams. For more information http://sir.miur.it/index.php/